Tag Archives: exercise

Fit & Fabulous: When exercise can be harmful to our health & well-being

When exercise can be harmful to our health & well-being

  When you read this post you aren’t going to believe that I am actually writing that exercise can be harmful! However, I was reading an article recently 10 Unexpected Stressors that are wrecking your health and was surprised when I came to #5 – Exercise. To me, exercise is a great stress reliever NOT a stressor but when I… Read more »

3 simple ways to keep your fitness in check when on holidays

3 simple ways to keep fit on holidays

So you have decided to take a holiday or travel to a new and exciting destination. Who really wants to think about exercising and healthy eating? A holiday is a time to relax and restore your mind, body and soul so you really can and should take a break from your normal exercise routine. However, the dilemma is how to… Read more »

Friday Favourites: 5 easy ways to a Healthier, Happier YOU!

easy ways to be healthier and happier

Do you struggle to get through everything in a day and find that there is NO TIME FOR YOU or YOUR HEALTH? I was looking through my post archives and came across a post I had written about a year ago. It was for a writing group I belonged to and the prompt was ‘What are your top life hacks’?… Read more »

Are you a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren?

Be a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren

In Meaningful Mondays this week I discussed the importance of being a role model.  We are all role models and don’t need celebrity to make a difference in other’s lives. My question today is: Are you a healthy role model for your children and grandchildren? I DON’T MEAN you have to be running marathons, exercising non-stop or never eating anything… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous : Yoga does not have an age limit – 5 benefits of Yoga

Over 50s 5 Benefits of Yoga

Over 50? Do you know why Yoga is so good for you? Do you know the benefits of even 10 minutes yoga practice daily? I have discovered a few things about yoga since I started practicing over the last year. At first I had my doubts about whether I could do it and actually felt it was more for people… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous – Lock in your fitness goal

fitness goal

  Do you want to be fitter? Do you want to be healthier or lose weight but just can’t seem to sustain it? I might have the answer to helping you achieve your goal. We all know that we want to be healthier and be fitter and more active even as we age.  However, sometimes we just can’t seem to… Read more »

Tired of dieting? 3 Reasons You Need to Stop Dieting today

Reasons to stop dieting

    Are you tired of constantly dieting and not getting any results?  I hope you are sitting down when you read this BUT You need to stop the diet today to be healthier and happier. The word ‘diet’ has become synonymous with losing weight and we obsess about how much we weigh and what we can and can’t eat. … Read more »

Easy ways to maintain your fitness after 50

easy ways to maintain fitness over 50

If you haven’t been exercising regularly you might be thinking about easy ways to maintain your fitness over 50.  It is a fact that we age but that doesn’t mean that we should give up on exercise.  Regular exercise is even more important as we age to strengthen our bones, keep us flexible and improve our general mental well-being. If… Read more »

The Best Ways to Exercise without breaking the budget

exercise

What are the best ways to exercise without breaking the budget?  This is a question we ask ourselves when we want to start a new exercise program.   One of the reasons people give for not even starting to exercise is that they ‘can’t afford it’. Gym fees, personal trainers or classes are great but they can become expensive. For me,… Read more »

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »